Situation in Burundi ‘fragile,’ Annan warns as UN troops prepare to leave

As the United Nations prepares to wind down its peacekeeping operation in Burundi and replace it with an integrated office, Secretary-General Kofi Annan is warning that human rights abuses, political tensions and other “troubling developments” could cause the hard-won peace process there to unravel.

As UN winds up Burundi peacekeeping operation, Council urges continued support

As the United Nations prepares to withdraw peacekeepers from Burundi following the successful completion of their tasks, the Security Council today called for continued efforts to shore up stability in the country as it consolidates peace.

As blue helmets prepare to leave Burundi, UN officials pledge continued support

With the United Nations Operation in Burundi (ONUB) ending its mandate on 31 December, officials from the world body today pledged continued support to the country as it seeks to consolidate peace.